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Pandemic negatively affected high school students' sleep

However much he's sleeping, it's not enough. Right?
Clocking in five or six hours of sleep a night isn't enough for teens.

This interview originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.

A study published in Preventing Chronic Disease explored how sleep deprivation in high school students affected their mental health and academic performance during the pandemic.

Sarah Sliwa, Ph.D., is one of the paper's authors. She joins Lori Walsh to discuss the study and possible solutions that go beyond implementing a bedtime.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.